Neo-Nazi terror group was co-founded by Swindon man

By Barrie Hudson - 30 November 2021


A Swindon man has been found guilty of being a member of a banned terrorist organisation.

According to a BBC report, Ben Raymond, 32, co-founded National Action in 2013.

The organisation, which wanted to start a race war in Britain, was banned in 2016 after praising the murder of MP Jo Cox by a white supremacist.

In addition to being convicted at Bristol Crown Court of being a member of a banned terrorist organisation, Raymond was found guilty of possessing a guide to handmade detonators and a manifesto written by Norwegian right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik.

In 2011 Breivik murdered 77 people in a single day.

The court heard that Raymond not only co-founded National Action but produced a great deal of its propaganda material.

He was acquitted of four other charges relating to possessing documents.

Raymond was remanded in custody for sentencing on Friday.

Your Comments

Be the first to comment on this article

Login or Register to post a comment on this article

Registered in England & Wales. No: 4513027, Positive Media Group, Old Bank House, 5 Devizes Road, Old Town, Swindon, SN1 4BJ